School of Education News
01/22/2015In the wake of the recent racially fueled protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and other places around the country, a group of Fisher faculty started discussing the issues with each other as well as their students. It was when the grand jury decided not to indict any of the police officers involved in the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island that this same group decided it was time to delve into the discussion a little more. Read More
01/09/2015Five members from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Department of Undergraduate Inclusive Education and Graduate Department presented at the TASH Annual Conference in Washington, D. C., from December 3-5, 2014. Read More
12/11/2014Dr. Mike Wischnowski, Dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, recently attended a reunion for the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Program at the College of New Rochelle (CNR), one of the program’s extension sites. The reunion took place on December 6 in Maura Hall at CNR and was organized by alumni of the program. Read More
12/03/2014On Wednesday, December 3, over 40 5th grade Palmyra-Macedon students traveled to St. John Fisher College to meet with students from the Ralph. Wilson, Jr. School of Education. The objective was to showcase the college experience, first-hand, along with the benefits that come with furthering their education to the young visitors. Read More
11/06/2014This semester, students in Dr. Susan Schultz’s Language Acquisition and Literacy Development course are enveloped in service-learning, working with Volunteers of America and Maplewood Library on after-school programs for children ranging from pre-school through elementary school. Read More
10/31/2014Dr. Linda Schlosser, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, coauthored an article, “Playing to Learn: How After-School Clubs Influence Teachers’ Beliefs about Instruction,” which will appear this month in Sage Open. Read More
10/29/2014On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, presented at the Narcolepsy Network’s 29th Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. Their presentation was titled, “Transitioning to College with a Sleep Disorder.” Read More
10/29/2014The College's newly formed Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team (EALT) gave a panel presentation at the 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 19-21. Read More
10/28/2014On Friday, October 24, a group of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) members and Service Scholars dressed up in their Halloween best and traveled to School No. 19 to read classic tales to children from pre-kindergarten through first grade for the 3rd Annual Day of Service for the BGS International Honor Society. Read More
10/17/2014Dr. Joellen Maples, Associate Professor in Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Literacy Department, was recently selected by ALAN (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English) to be a member of its Walden Award Committee. Read More
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